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Theodor H. "Ted" Friedman


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Theodor H. "Ted" Friedman Obituary
Theodor "Ted" H. Friedman, 89, died November 3, 2017, at his home.

He was born May 23, 1928, in New York City, NY, the son of Irving Friedman and Frances Joseph Friedman. He graduated from the Worcester Academy in 1945 and Rutgers University in 1948. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers, where he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity and graduated from the Philadelphia Textile Institute in 1952.

Mr. Friedman was a restaurateur in New York City, part owner of Bill's Gay Nineties and Charles French Restaurant, before his employment as a stockbroker at Oppenheimer & Co.

After several years of living in Vermont as a weekender, he moved full-time to Bondville, Vermont in the early 1970's where Mr. Friedman served as a local and regional public official from 1985 until his retirement in 2000. During those years he served on the Winhall Board of Selectmen, on the Board of Listers, and the School Board, the Zoning Board and the Winhall Planning Commission.

In 1992, Mr. Friedman ran for Vermont State Senator and on the occasion of his retirement in 2000, he was awarded several awards from state and local legislators in appreciation for his outstanding accomplishments as a public official. He enjoyed skiing and golf.

Survivors include his brother Howard Friedman and his nieces Jan Constantine and Patricia Friedman, his nephew James Friedman, along with several grand nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at the Chapel of the Snows, Stratton, Vermont on November 11 at 11A.M. Burial will follow at the Bondville Cemetery. Reception to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Stratton Community Foundation, P.O. Box 523, Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Nov. 7, 2017
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